Garda warning over cash scam targeting pensioners

Gardaí have urged the elderly to be extra vigilant about people calling to their door after another Galway pensioner was scammed out of money by a man claiming to be a detective. In a ruse...

Galway electric stairs company bucks Brexit to grow in UK market

A Galway man who has cornered the market with his inventive electric attic stairs is to reveal how he has managed to buck Brexit and grow his company on the lucrative UK market. Peter Morrow...

Residents’ campaign fails as councillors approve social housing

A major battle to prevent ten social houses from being built in a Ballinasloe estate failed this week after councillors voted by a large majority to allow the development to proceed. It is now hoped...
Mayor Michael Connolly standing at the small and blackened sign for Ballinasloe which is barely visable to the public at Killure Chapel on the way to Ballinasloe. Photo: Gerry Stronge.

Signage needed at East Galway blackspot

The provision of additional signage at a location in East Galway could reduce the amount of traffic passing through one of the most dangerous junctions in the county. So says the Cathaoirleach of Galway County...

Mother and Baby Home group says Tuam case ‘tip of the iceberg’

A group representing survivors of ‘Mother and Baby' homes has described the Tuam case as ‘just the tip of the iceberg' – and says the worst is yet to come. It follows yesterday's revelation that...

Galway Minister’s property portfolio revealed in Register of Interests

Tuam’s Sean Canney, the Minister of State for the OPW and Flood Relief, has a portfolio of houses, apartments and a retail property, according to the newly-published Dáil Register of Interests for 2016. The Galway...


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